Tags quantum computing

White House backed fund promises to accelerate 'deep tech' advancements in cybersecurity

by Suzanne Smalley

The fund will focus on quantum computing, artificial intelligence, and microelectronics, all of which CEO Gilman Louie sees as critical to cybersecurity and U.S. national security.

White House cyber official: U.S. beating China in race to quantum supremacy

by Suzanne Smalley

A White House official overseeing cyber said Monday that the U.S. is beating China in a race for quantum supremacy but at least one expert called that premise debatable.

'Almost every nation' now has cyber vulnerability exploitation program, NSA official says

by Tim Starks

Rob Joyce also shared his agenda as director of cybersecurity.

Security incident knocks UK supercomputer service offline for days

by Sean Lyngaas

Scientists use the service to model climate change, coronavirus, and other societal challenges.

F5's David Holmes on how quantum computing will change encryption

by Jeff Stone

David Holmes, researcher for F5 Networks, talks with CyberScoop's Greg Otto about advances in quantum computing and how future encryption standards need to be created to make sure data is quantum-resistant in the future.

Looking for an edge, cybersecurity firms spend big on quantum computing

by Chris Bing

A small group of academics and security contractors are experimenting with quantum computing technologies to counter and attribute cyberattacks. Last week, D-Wave, a leader in the nascent field of quantum computing, sold a state-of-the-art computer system to Temporal Defense Systems, or TDS, a cybersecurity firm led predominately by former law enforcement executives. Former FBI Deputy Assistant Director James Burrell is TDS’ chief technology officer and operations chief Kristy Kottis previously served as supervisor to the FBI’s Threat Response Squad of the Joint Terrorism Task Force.